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Crude plate

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 955

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 15.5 cm (1 3/4 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5331

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R Ware
Vessel type: Dish
Profile: Irregular
Rim type: Plain
Base: Flat
Surface Condition: Lumpy, fire-blackened interior
Vessel Condition: Good. One small crumbly spot on base.
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 955 [M/955/i]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition